Twickenham hosts Pumas as rugby chases global fan base

    Australia beat "home" team Argentina in a historic Rugby Championship clash at Twickenham.

    Story highlights

    • Rugby broadens its horizons in UK
    • London hosts southern hemisphere game
    • Australia beats Argentina 33-21

    (CNN)New ground was broken this past weekend when Australia and Argentina collided at Twickenham, the home of Six Nations champion England, as the Rugby Championship made a loud statement of intent.

    Rugby's landscape is changing quickly, and the sport's globalization offers tournament organizers an opportunity to stimulate financial growth for their competition.
      SANZAAR, the body that oversees both the Rugby Championship international tournament contested by South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina, permitted the Pumas to schedule one of their home games in London.